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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00
Conditionals encode speculation. They convey how events could have been different in the past or present, or might be different in the future if particular conditions had been or will be met. While all languages afford the means to speculate or hypothesize about possible events, the ways in which they do so vary. This work explores some of this variation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 158.00
Three features set this book apart from other recent publications on aspect. First, it looks closely at the language family, Slavic, that has been the main source of assumptions and data about aspect. Second, it looks upon the object of linguistic study, natural language, from an angle shared by thinkers on language whose prominence is still outside... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 165.00
This monograph is intended as a contribution to the integral description of language and verbal communication. Chapter I and Chapters VII and VIII are concerned with general problems of emotivity and expressivity in language as such and on all linguistic levels. These chapters describe emotivity from a new semiotic perspective and suggest a typology... more...
Dutch Contributions to the Eighth International Congress of Slavists, Zagreb, Ljubljana, September 3?9, 1978John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 149.00
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 158.00
All languages are characterized by the regular cooccurrence of certain words; for example, we say in English, tall building but high mountain . These recurrent combinations or collocations are peculiar to each individual language and cannot be predicted by a learner of that language. There are thousands of striking collocational differences between... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.50
The Teacher's Resource Guides provide 10 pages of activities and reproducible worksheets per novel to support the books and extend students' reading skills. A key at the end of each guide provides answers and sample responses. The activities give lower-level readers the tools to construct, extend, and examine the meaning of text. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
Bringing together the research fields of sign language linguistics and information structure, this book focuses on the realization of modal and focus particles in German Sign Language, Sign Language of the Netherlands, and Irish Sign Language. The study analyzes professionally elicited data with regard to nonmanual features expressed by... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00
The author analyses the grammaticalization of 'give' with infinitive in causative and modal constructions in the closely related Slavic languages Russian, Polish and Czech. Drawing on extensive diachronic and synchronic corpus data, the study combines a detailed analysis of the current use of these constructions with a reconstruction of... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00
Spoken by as many as 50 million people in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Pashto comprises a range of widely diverging varieties. The Center for Advanced Study of Language Pashto Grammar provides a description of the language that is supported by examples presented in native orthography, Roman transcription, morpheme-by-morpheme glossing, and... more...